- Opposite words for maximum:
- tokenish, negligible, token, low, borderline, minimal, lowest, lessened, smallest, minimum, fewest, littlest, marginal, stripped, tiniest, lower limit, minutest, least, nominal, stripped-down, slightest.
- Usage samples:
A new nest is made each year, and four is the maximum number of eggs.
"The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1",Allan O. Hume.
There is a maximum stream of electrons, and hence a maximum number of them crowded first into one and then into the other plate of the condenser.
"Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son",John Mills.
When he made his famous communication to the Gun Club, the anger of Captain Nicholl reached its maximum.
"The Moon-Voyage",Jules Verne.
A maximum of six months in prison.
- A new nest is made each year, and four is the maximum number of eggs.